Celebrate #GivingTuesday with SIAM on December 3rd!
SIAM is proud to be a part of #GivingTuesday, the global celebration of giving that kicks off the charitable season. On December 3rd, consider donating to SIAM or to any other organization that is important to you. Visit siam.org/donate to learn more about donating to SIAM and supporting our mission. We are immensely thankful for each and every donation we receive!
SIAM-AMS Student Media Fellows Selected - First Webinar is November 13
Sarah Minucci, Ph.D. student at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Caitlin Waddle, Master’s student at San Francisco State University, were selected as the first two SIAM-AMS Student Media Fellows. Sarah and Caitlin will interview industry mathematicians for the BIG Jobs Live Interview Series after receiving training from Philadelphia's public media station, WHYY. Learn more about the program here. The first live interview of the series will take place November 13 at 2 p.m. ET with Sarah interviewing Dr. Sumanth Swaminathan, co-founder and CEO of Iterex Therapeutics. Register here to participate in the inaugural webinar.
2019 SIAM General Election: Polls Close November 12
Vote now for SIAM President-Elect, Vice President-at-Large, Secretary, and Board of Trustees and Council. Take a few minutes to read the candidate profiles and statements, and check your inbox for voting instructions. Questions? Email [email protected].
Registration is Open for 2020 MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge
Organized by SIAM, M3 Challenge is a free online contest focused on making math relatable to as many high school students as possible and demonstrating its importance and value in solving complex issues. Registration is open through February 21, 2020 and Challenge weekend runs Friday, February 28 at 8 a.m. ET through Monday, March 2 at 8 p.m. ET. This year's contest will award $100,000 in scholarships. Learn more here.
Use AmazonSmile for Your Holiday Shopping!
The holiday season is just around the corner! When you shop at smile.amazon.com (now and all year long), Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to SIAM, at no cost to you. Follow this link to select "Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics" as your charitable organization (search for our full name - no acronym). Happy shopping!
SIAM Science Policy Fellowship - Applications Due November 25
SIAM is accepting applications for the Science Policy Fellowship Program, open to all early career researchers currently working in the U.S. This program was created to enable post-doctoral fellows and early career researchers to be strong advocates for federal investments in applied mathematics and computational science. Benefits of this fellowship include receiving in-person and remote training; attending biannual SIAM Committee on Science Policy meetings in Washington, D.C.; working with federal officials; and participating in an advocacy day on Capitol Hill. The application deadline is November 25, 2019. Learn more and apply for the fellowship.
Invite a Visiting Lecturer to Speak at Your Institution
The SIAM Visiting Lecture Program (VLP) is an opportunity for institutions to invite inspirational applied mathematicians and computational scientists to speak at their campuses. For the month of November, we are featuring VLP speakers Kerisha Burke (Category Management Analyst at Phillips 66), Allen Butler (President & CEO of Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.), Joe Callender (Executive Director at EY), and Carolyn Cho (Director and Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck Research Laboratories). Learn more about and contact these speakers.
SIAM Welcomes Accounts Receivable Coordinator and Administrative Assistant
The staff at SIAM continues to grow and change. After a brief partial-retirement, Vicki Hall, who worked at SIAM for 12 years, returned to the accounting department. SIAM also welcomed Kelly Sheridan as part-time administrative assistant in the editorial department. Get to know Vicki and Kelly!